Zelda: Ocarina of Time earns a spot in the World Video Game Hall of Fame

Ocarina of Time has been added to the World Video Game Hall of Fame.

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time is one of the most influential and beloved entries in the series. It has now earned the recognition it rightly deserves with a place in the World Video Game Hall of Fame.

The Strong Museum, located in Rochester NY, announced that four games have been inducted into its World Video Game Hall of Fame. In addition to Nintendo’s 1998 classic, their Class of 2022 includes Ms Pac-Man, Dance Dance Revolution, and Sid Meier’s Civilization.

It’s a diverse group, but everyone deserves their place. Released in 1982, Ms. Pac-Man introduced us to gaming’s first main female protagonist. Sid Meier’s Civilization set the standard for simulation and strategy games in the early 90s, and Dance Dance Revolution pioneered the genre. rhythm and dance.

Assassin’s Creed, Resident Evil, PaRappa the Rapper were also being considered for a spot in the Global Video Game Hall of Fame this year. Since its debut in 2015, 36 games have been added. Previous inductees include Sonic the Hedgehog, Tomb Raider, GTA 3, and Minecraft. You can find all of the World Video Game Hall of Fame games on the Strong Museum website (opens in a new tab).

Link’s next adventure is now at least a year away as The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2 has been delayed to 2023.

This year has also seen great games. Take a look at our selection of the best games of 2022 (so far).